|The Music of Chou Wen-Chung|
In this program, recorded in 1966, host Ann McMillan talks with the Chinese-born composer and long-time teacher at Columbia University, Chou Wen-Chung. Chou Wen-Chung describes his music as an attempt to capture the same emotionality of Chinese poetry, calligraphy, and landscape painting. While presenting many of his compositions, McMillan also reads translations of several of the poems that served as the inspiration for the works...
Keywords: KPFA-FM; WBAI; Interview and Music; 20th Century Classical; Chou Wen-Chung
|Other Minds Presents: Post-Screening Q & A with Frank Scheffer and Chou Wen-Chung - Other Minds|
Following the Other Minds sponsored, U. S. premiere of the film “Edgard Varèse: The One All Alone,” held in San Francisco on April 19, 2010, Charles Amirkhanian talks with the film’s director, Frank Scheffer, and Varèse’s student and protégé, the Chinese composer Chou Wen-Chung. Dutch director Scheffer makes it clear that his film is not an attempt to visually interpret Varèse’s music, something that he would consider impossible and ill-advised...
Keywords: Other Minds; Edgar Varese; Frank Scheffer; Chou Wen-chung; lecture; Panel Discussion; Avant-Garde; Motion pictures; Music